Vine Star King Bach Snags Comedy Series ‘B Team
Vine star King Bach (real name Andrew Bachelor) has snagged a new Fox comedy. The network has green-lit a script order for a series called B Team.
The comedy centers on a former Navy SEAL (played by King Bach) struggling to adjust back to civilian life who forms a team of mercenaries with questionable skills called the “Badass Taskforce of Elite Assault Mercenaries”.
Bach has earned 16.1 million followers and over six billion loops on Vine, ranking first on the app for number of followers. He took the Vine follower leadership over in March 2015. Though best known for Vine, his is also known for his YouTube channel, BachelorsPadTv.
Bach’s Vine stardom led to him signing with UTA, and landing a recurring role in House of Lies. In addition, he has become a recurring cast member on Wild ‘n Out on MTV2. He is also on a series regular on the Adult Swim series, Black Jesus, and had a recurring role on The Mindy Project. Bach also had a role in the spoof comedy film Fifty Shades of Black, and was a special guest host in the revived version of Punk’d on BET. He appeared as a fictional version of himself in the 2015 film We Are Your Friends.